BIBM777 – Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management

Module code
Module title
Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management
  • BI1401
  • BI1808
  • BS7000
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
• Supply chain and logistics management
• Trends in supply chain and logistics management
• Supply chain operations
• Supply chain performance measurement
• Supply chain integration
• Value chain management
• Global logistics
• Supply chain risk, conflicts and resilience
• Warehousing and material handling
• Network flows and transport logistics
• Supply chain sustainability
• Contemporary current issues in international trade and supply effecting supply chain management
Learning Outcomes
Identify important phases of supply chain and logistics management from internal and external perspectives
Evaluate and critique existing logistics and supply chain operations
Apply technical knowledge and skills to solve contemporary issues in supply chain and logistics management
Create effective and sustainable logistics management and supply chain solutions

Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods my involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.

Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum result of 40% in the final assessment and achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for the module.